Every organization is right now engaged in figuring out how to respond to the unconscionable murder of George Floyd and the disruption that has followed across many layers of society. Recognizing that we are only at the start of what will be a long road of effecting real change, Minnesota United is putting its first efforts towards amplifying the organizations in our community that can do the most right now to help those in need. Below you’ll find information about opportunities to help and ways to donate money and resources towards healing in these difficult times.
FOOD & SUPPLY DONATIONS
List of ongoing events for donation and grocery drop-offs here on their Facebook page.
Designated emergency food and supply drop site from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at The Neu Neu / Wedding & Event Center. Sorting and shopping volunteers are also needed.
Offering free transportation for elderly to and from grocery stores and food shelves until June 5, from 12–4 p.m., just call 952.457.2290.
Gathering donations of food, household supplies (paper towels, toilet paper, garbage bags) to be dropped off at 6729 York Ave. S. by Southdale Shopping Center.
Established daily from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. at the corner of Emerson and Broadway Avenues in North Minneapolis and at the intersection of Central and Lexington avenues in Saint Paul.
Seeking food pantry donations at 2495 18th Ave. S., Minneapolis.
- Du Nord
- Metropolitan Economic Development Association
- Minneapolis Rebuild
- Minneapolis Small Businesses
- Neighbors United Funding Collaborative
- Twin Cities Giving Back
- The Lake Street Council
- Midtown Global Market
- Second Harvest Heartland
- The Sheridan Story
- East Lake Clinic
- Lake Street Council
- Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce Charitable Foundation
Our vision for our state and country is one that fulfills the promise of the Minnesota and United States Constitutions to protect the civil rights and liberties of everyone. We are the pre-eminent civil liberties organization in Minnesota, and a nationally admired leader among ACLU affiliates.
Minnesota Compass is a social indicators project that measures progress in our state and its communities. Led by Wilder Research, Minnesota Compass provides nonpartisan, credible information and tracks trends in topic areas such as education, economy, workforce, health, housing, and a host of others.
We value a society that values its people, their freedom and recognizes their contribution to the greater good. A society that does not condition pretrial freedom on class or identity, that has ended mass incarceration, and that invests in restorative and transformative justice.
Voices for Racial Justice (VRJ) is a movement organization of leaders, organizers and culture workers who envision a world without racism honoring the culture, knowledge, power, and healing of Black, Indigenous and communities of color. We are committed to building power through collective cultural and healing strategies for racial justice across Minnesota using organizing, leadership training, community policy and research.
Minnesota Education Equity Partnership uses a race equity lens to transform educational institutions, organizations and leaders to ensure that students of color and American Indian students achieve full academic and leadership success.
The Center for Economic Inclusion a cross-sector organization committed to strengthening the Minneapolis-St. Paul region’s civic infrastructure and collective capacity to disrupt systems and influence market forces to catalyze shared prosperity and advance an inclusive economy.
The mission of YWCA Saint Paul and the YWCA of Minneapolis is to eliminate racism, empower women and girls, and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Our vision is to be the most trusted and effective change agent in the journey to eliminate racism and sexism in our community.
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